There are currently 14 medicines listed in US state lethal injection protocols.

These are: Pentobarbital (21 states); Midazolam (8 states); Sodium Thiopental (20 states); Methohexital Sodium (1 state); Diazepam (2 states); Hydromorphone (2 states); Fentanyl (2 states); Etomidate (1 state); Pancuronium Bromide (17 states); Rocuronium Bromide (5 states); Vecuronium Bromide (5 states); Cisatracurium Besylate (2 states); Potassium Chloride (21 states); and Potassium Acetate (1 state).

State

Protocol

Alabama

Midazolam, Rocuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Arizona

Pentobarbital (1 drug protocol);

Sodium Thiopental (1 drug protocol)

Arkansas

Midazolam, Vecuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

California

Sodium Thiopental (or) Pentobarbital (1 drug protocol)

Colorado

Sodium Thiopental (or) Pentobarbital, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Delaware

Sodium Thiopental (or) Pentobarbital, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Florida

Etomidate, Rocuronium Bromide, Potassium Acetate (3 drug protocol)

Georgia

Pentobarbital (1 drug protocol)

Idaho

Sodium Thiopental, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol);

Pentobarbital, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol);

Sodium Thiopental (1 drug protocol);

Pentobarbital (1 drug protocol)

Indiana

Methohexital Sodium (or) Pentobarbital (or) Sodium Thiopental, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Kansas

Sodium Thiopental, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Kentucky

Pentobarbital (or) Sodium Thiopental (1 drug protocol)

Louisiana

Pentobarbital (1 drug protocol);

Midazolam, Hydromorphone (2 drug protocol)

Mississippi

Pentobarbital (or) Midazolam, Pancuronium Bromide (or) Vecuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Missouri

Pentobarbital (1 drug protocol)

Montana

Sodium Thiopental (or) Pentobarbital, Rocuronium Bromide (or) Pancuronium Bromide (2 drug protocol)

Nebraska

Fentanyl, Diazepam, Cisatracurium Besylate, Potassium Chloride (4 drug protocol)

Nevada

Fentanyl, Diazepam, Cisatracurium Besylate (3 drug protocol)

New Hampshire

Statute does not specify drugs; no executions since 1939

New Mexico

Sodium Thiopental, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

North Carolina

Pentobarbital (1 drug protocol)

Ohio

Pentobarbital (or) Sodium Thiopental (1 drug protocol);

Midazolam, Vecuronium Bromide (or) Rocuronium Bromide (or) Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Oklahoma

Nitrogen Gas – Promulgation of new protocol pending

Oregon

Current moratorium (since 2011)

Pennsylvania

Sodium Thiopental, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

South Carolina

Pentobarbital (or) Sodium Thiopental, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

South Dakota

Sodium Thiopental (or) Pentobarbital, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol);

Sodium Thiopental (or) Pentobarbital, Pancuronium Bromide (2 drug protocol);

Sodium Thiopental (or) Pentobarbital (1 drug protocol)

Tennessee

Pentobarbital (1 drug protocol);

Midazolam, Vecuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Texas

Pentobarbital (1 drug protocol)

Utah

Sodium Thiopental, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride, Diazepam (4 drug protocol)

Virginia

Midazolam (or) Pentobarbital (or) Sodium Thiopental, Rocuronium Bromide (or) Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Washington

Pentobarbital (or) Sodium Thiopental (1 drug protocol);

Sodium Thiopental, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Wyoming

Sodium Thiopental, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)

Federal Government

Sodium Thiopental, Pancuronium Bromide, Potassium Chloride (3 drug protocol)